• OSCF 2022 State Qualifier



Monday Janurary 17, 2022
from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM PDT

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Online at Lichess.org!

Hosted on the OSCF team page: https://lichess.org/team/oregon-scholastic-chess-federationst Elementay School

 5037 SW Iowa Street

Portland, OR 97221




Chick Fil A Raleigh Hills

Rose City Chess


A fun chess tournament for all chess players in grades K-12

OSCF 2022 State Championship Qualifier

NWSRS rated

Online via Zoom and Lichess.org

Time controls: Open/U1500 sections - G/40+5 

U1200/U900/U600 - G/25+5

Registration deadline is January 16, 2022 at noon

Register at link above

Cost: $25 per player 


1. Complete this registration form by noon, Sunday, January 16. Click on the Registration Link above.

 2. Join the OSCF Team on Lichess (make sure to solve the mate-in-one (there's a hint, parents, if you need it!)): https://lichess.org/team/oregon-scholastic-chess-federation

3. Sunday evening January 16, the TD will email you the Zoom link, Section Assignment, and Tournament Password.

4. On Monday, January 17, join the Zoom call and Log in to Lichess between 9:30-9:50 am for the player meeting.

5. After the tournament, awards will be mailed to player's registration address. 


U600/U900/U1200/U1500/Open. Divisions may be combined if they are not full.


T-shirt and patch for 1st – 5th Places

Patch for plus scores

Static cling stickers & Chick Fil A coupon for all participants

Ties will be broken by SwissSys pairing system (Tie break order: Solkoff, Cumulative, Cumulative Scores of Opposition).


Participants will compete in sections based on NWSRS ratings, but will be paired based on Lichess Classical Rating. Unrated players will be assigned sections based on their grade. Passwords for each section (U600, U900, U1200, U1500 and Open) will be emailed one day before the tournament. 


Open/1500: 5-round Swiss Paired, G/40+5 (40 minutes per player, with 5 second increment on each move). First round at 10:00 am. Next rounds will begin 10 minutes after the last game ends.

U1200/U600/U600: 5-round Swiss Paired, G/25+5 (25 minutes per player, with 5 second increment on each move).  First round at 10:00 am. Next rounds will begin 10 minutes after the last game ends.


Players must use a computer or chromebook (not a tablet or phone) with a webcam. We will not be able to provide support for players using tablets or phones. Prizes may not be given to players who play without video. Players must also have a Lichess Account, which can be created for free at lichess.org. It is the player’s responsibility to ensure their equipment functions properly through the duration of the tournament.


Players will need to read and agree to follow the rules specified in the OSCF Fair Play Agreement



Refunds will not be given after Jan. 16th